Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 30, 1984
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network

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Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote

Jessica Fletcher

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  Played by:
Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is a British American actress and singer in theatre, ...

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Jessica Fletcher Quotes

08x11 - Danse Diabolique Season 8 / Episode 11: - Danse Diabolique

Jessica Fletcher: There are three things you can never have enough of in life, Lieutenant: chocolate, friends and the theatre.
08x11 - Danse Diabolique Season 8 / Episode 11: - Danse Diabolique

Jessica Fletcher: Didn't even notice that the thorns were real?
Damien Bolo: I was so nervous, I could've been handling a porcupine and not known it.
08x11 - Danse Diabolique Season 8 / Episode 11: - Danse Diabolique

Jessica Fletcher: She appears to have sustained a puncture wound on the palms of her hands. Probably from the thorns on rose, you'll probably want to test the rose for poison.
SFPD Lt. Martin Kinicki: And you are?
Jessica Fletcher: Jessica Fletcher.
SFPD Lt. Martin Kinicki: [smiles] I thought that was you, my wife's read all your books.
08x11 - Danse Diabolique Season 8 / Episode 11: - Danse Diabolique

Jessica Fletcher: There's just something that doesn't seem right.
SFPD Lt. Martin Kinicki: Yeah, it's these grown men running around in their long underwear flapping their arms, which they do a lot of in ballet.
08x11 - Danse Diabolique Season 8 / Episode 11: - Danse Diabolique

Jessica Fletcher: You made such a point that you wanted to reconstruct the ballet exactly as it had happened, but the film showed the ballerina never touching the skull. You arranged for it so that Lily would *clutch* the skull.
SFPD Lt. Martin Kinicki: The one with the needles laced with Thallium.
Jessica Fletcher: Puncturing her palms and killing her within a matter of seconds.
05x21 - Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall (1) Season 5 / Episode 21: - Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall (1)

Sheriff Mort Metzger: Mrs Fletcher! Can I see you for a minute? [pause] I said, do me a favor, please, and tell me what goes on in this town!
Jessica Fletcher: I'm sorry, but...
Sheriff Mort Metzger: I've been here one year, this is my fifth murder. What is this, the death capitol of Maine? On a per capita basis this place makes the south Bronx look like Sunny Brooke farms!
Jessica Fletcher: But I assure you Sheriff...
Sheriff Mort Metzger: I mean, is that why Tupper quit? He couldn't take it anymore? Somebody really should've warned me, Mrs. Fletcher. Now, perfect strangers are coming to Cabot Cove to die! I mean look at this guy! You don't know him, I don't know him. He has no ID, we don't know the first thing about this guy.
03x22 - Murder, She Spoke Season 3 / Episode 22: - Murder, She Spoke

Lt. Faraday: Oh, I think writing is a real good hobby for a woman. You can cook up some supper, you can chat on the phone, then pop over to the old typewriter now and then for a few minutes.
Jessica Fletcher: Yes, when I am not too busy beating laundry against the rocks in the river.
03x17 - Simon Says, Color Me Dead Season 3 / Episode 17: - Simon Says, Color Me Dead

Sheriff Amos Tupper: What am I going to do about the fact that Irene Rutledge has no legal claim to Tommy?
Jessica Fletcher: Amos, if I were you, I would develop amnesia.
Sheriff Amos Tupper: Save a lot of paperwork, too.
01x07 - Hit, Run and Homicide Season 1 / Episode 7: - Hit, Run and Homicide

Horatio Baldwin: Don't you go to the movies?
Jessica Fletcher: When Cary Grant bowed out, so did I.
01x02 - Deadly Lady Season 1 / Episode 2: - Deadly Lady

Jessica Fletcher: I've got the name of a very good lawyer, and is there anything else you need?
Howard Griffin: How about a pair of pants?

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